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The Sober World has many articles related to a person’s psychological and emotional well-being who are struggling with mental health disorders. We provide information on different co-occurring disorders, such as bi-polar disorder, depression, trauma, PTSD, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and where they can go for help. Learn about different medications, and how to communicate with someone struggling with mental health.

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Children and Trauma

The dire effects of COVID may linger long into the next decade. It really depends how much longer this egregious virus clutches its claws into the minds, the hearts, and the...
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Groups in Residential Treatment and IOP – What is their purpose?

Anyone who has been in an alcohol and drug rehab and/or has attended IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) sessions know that there are regularly scheduled and mandatory ‘groups.’  These can be run...
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Legal Intervention In Alcohol Related Illnesses And Cannabis Induced Psychosis

Legal Intervention In Alcohol: Lost sometimes amidst the opioid epidemic dominated news over the last several years, we note the steady increase in deaths related to alcohol and the rise in...
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4 Tools to Break Free from Self-Destructive Behavior

To free yourself from self-destructive behavior may feel like a big and heavy task. In many ways, life can be stressful. As a result, you may have resorted to habits and...
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Healing from codependency is a process that takes practicing new behaviors. In this month’s article, Part II of “Codependency: It May Not Be What You Think,” I’m sharing some of the...
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As a species, human beings are socially driven. Unlike the wolverine who has been described as the “ultimate loner,” we were not designed to be loners or isolated from other human...
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Hello Graduates! Don’t lose heart. Your best education starts now. Welcome to the world of uncertainty. Fasten your seatbelt. Your career road may be a long ride. But they say half the...
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Codependency: It May Not Be What You Think

Codependency is an issue that is often misunderstood. I know this to be true because of all the individuals and family members I’ve worked with over the years, and their responses...
Addiction: It’s Not a Crime, It’s a Chronic Disease

Addiction: It’s Not a Crime, It’s a Chronic Disease

We’ve all read the headlines.   Drugs reportedly found strapped under woman’s vehicle Vehicle search uncovers pot, coke, heroin, and meth Jail inmate dies of suspected overdose Inmate dies of dehydration in holding cell while detoxing...
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In the wake of George Floyd, I respectfully compose this article. The intent of my article is not to debate or facilitate hate or discrimination. I write this article from a...

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